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Halifax police issue ticket to driver allegedly involved in crash with cyclist in Herring Cove

Police say the collision at John Brackett Drive happened around 6:20 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. .
Police say the collision at John Brackett Drive happened around 6:20 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. . Graeme Benjamin / Global News

Halifax Regional Police have issued a ticket to the alleged driver of a vehicle that struck a cyclist in Herring Cove last week, sending the woman to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police announced on Wednesday that a 24-year-old man has been issued a summary offence ticket for a vehicle passing a bicycle when travelling on right when there is less than one meter between the vehicle and cyclist.

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If convicted the ticket brings with it a fine of $295 for a first offence.

Police responded to the crash in the 1400 block of John Brackett Drive at around 6:20 a.m., on July 24.

The 54-year-old cyclist sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital. There’s no update on her condition at this time.

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The 24-year-old man was not injured in the collision.

He is scheduled to appear in Halifax provincial court at a later date.